We recently launched a new service to help organisations take better care of their staff, by training team members to look out for the mental wellbeing of their colleagues. Our Staff Care Consultant BEN PORTER explains how this can make staff happier and organisations more efficient.
With many countries beginning to lift restrictions, Psychotherapist BEN PORTER reflects on what feelings we might encounter moving forward.
Psychotherapist and Staff Care Consultant BEN PORTER explains why many people feel tired at the moment, and what you can do about it.
Staff Care Consultant and Psychotherapist at Thrive BEN PORTER on making a significant decision.
We're offering a new training... In this blog, our Staff Care Consultant BEN PORTER explains why 'Mental Health for Managers' is important. Email us email@example.com for further information.
“I have been part of very effective peer support programmes and enjoyed my peer support role. In this programme [different organisation] it’s not working. We have too much inter-ethnic tension in my office and the programme feels like a token add-on” Aid worker
Is peer support worth it? My answer is….it depends. I’ve seen peer support be a life-line to staff, and I’ve seen peer support programmes flop. In this blog, I’ll highlight some of the opportunities as well as pitfalls of peer support in the development and humanitarian sector.